Breakaway (2011)

Rajveer Singh is a 21 year old young man dreaming of a professional hockey career. We open with him dreaming of scoring a game winning goal, followed by a moment of bliss as beautiful girls surround him. Unquestionably, he has the talent to… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 30, 2011
DVD Release Date: June 26, 2012
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kate Taylor
Globe and Mail

With a script credited to five writers including its star Vinay Virmani, it is a movie that keeps skating madly off in different directions and desperately needs more coaching than director Robert Lieberman provides.

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Louis Proyect

Much better than the other reviews reflect. A feel-good entertainment that sheds light on the misunderstood but heroic Sikh peoples. Now available on Netflix streaming, see for yourself and don't rely on the critics.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

[A] pleasant timewaster, which has a good cast but a not-so-good script.

Kevin Williamson
Jam! Movies

The shakiest scenes in Breakaway, a hockey-meets-Bollywood mash-up about skating Sikh-Canadians, occur on the ice. Take that for what you will. The rest of this nimbly-paced but routinely-plotted sports fable is tolerably more entertaining.

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Dennis Harvey

There are no surprises here, with father-son crisis and reconciliation, scaled-down quasi-Bollywood production numbers and the climactic big game all arriving on cue.

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Daniel Perry
It's a feel-good sports story you've seen a hundred times before, but this time with a twist: the hockey team isn't just seeking to become… More